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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Guy Fox? No, it's Guy Fawkes!

Remember, remember, the 5th of November is the first verse to a poem commemorating the Gunpowder Plot. This is a remarkable time in history when Guy Fawkes and others attempted to disrupt England by blowing-up King James I, his family, and the House of Parliament on the 5th of November, 1605. The attempt was thwarted and the conspirators were hanged and quartered.

This day is celebrated in London with bonfires and fireworks. What a fascinating way to learn world history by studying the holidays of a country. As we sail around the world we can't wait to discover, learn, and celebrate with locals. Our girls will have an unique experience learning world history through celebration.

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